A spiritual sequel to the urban legend-turned-iconic horror tale, Nia DaCosta’s Candyman sets its scene in the present day, a decade after the last of the Cabrini towers were torn down.

Now a gentrified neighbourhood, artist Anthony (Yahya Abdul-Mateen II) moves into a loft there, and a chance encounter with an old-timer exposes him to the true story behind the town’s infamous Candyman.

Eager to use these macabre details in his studio as fresh grist for his paintings, Anthony unknowingly opens a door to a complex and terrifying past that unravels his own sanity and unleashes a horrifying wave of violence.

Dare you say his name?

  • Director :
  • Nia DaCosta
  • Starring :
  • Teyonah Parris, Colman Domingo, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II
  • Release Date :
  • 27 Aug 2021
  • Certificate :
  • 15
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